Category Archive: Apex Video, BangShift APEX, BangShift News, ENGINES, MISC, RACING & ACTION, Videos

Small Wonder: Check Out This 1/3 Scale Cosworth DFV V8 Engine Both Running and In Detail!

We love miniature engines and when we see truly incredible examples of small engines we love sharing them with you. In this case it is a 1/3 scale Cosworth F1 DFV V8. The engine was built completely...

The Land Rocket That Never Was: Could Donald Campbell’s Bluebird Mach 1.1 Have Broken The Sound Barrier?

There was nothing easy about being a record setter in the 1960s and Donald Campbell’s life proved that. Driven by a near ¬†obsession to not only match his famous father Malcom but to exceed him...

Old School Chassis Tech: This Video From 30 Years Ago Shows The Al Swindahl Bolt Together Top Fuel Chassis

There are names in drag racing that have had massive impact. We all know the Don Garlits’ of the world, we all know the Bob Glidden types of the world but what about the guys who made the cars...

Blue Oval Roar: Ride In This 5.4L Mk7 Ford GT As It Hammers Around Daytona Swallowing Porsches

Some people think that the last “real” Ford GT was the Mk7 version that was powered by a 5.4L supercharged V8. The most modern editions of Ford’s hypercar are powered by a twin...

This Look At And Discussion Of Split Rims and Old Truck Wheel Mounting Is Pretty Interesting – Dangerous Stuff, Interesting Process

I have owned a couple of vehicles with split rims. Known as “suicide rims” because of the fact that the outer ring can fly off and kill the guy mounting the tires, they are not a popular...

Springnats 2022 – Performance Car SUPERCRUISE Video!

It sounds weird that Springnats is happening right now because in North America it’s nearly the start of winter. But in Australia this is the Spring so that’s why Springnats is on. And if...

DISASTER ON RACE DAY! PART 3 OF FINNEGAN’S NEW JET BOAT DEBACLE.

How he’s still smiling nobody knows, but you’ll dig Part 3 of this new boat adventure. The adventure continues! Finnegan is still smiling, even though he and his buddies are thrashing on...

Flipping Wild: This Video Looks Back Into 1970s NASCAR And Showcases Some Of The Wildest Wrecks

Now that we’re a season in with the “Next Generation” NASCAR chassis and have learned its good and bad parts, the process of improving them, mostly for driver safety, is underway....

BangShifterPiece Theater: Monster Truck and Pulling Show From Indianapolis Circa 1989 – Truck Pull Drag Racing!

This is greatness. You are going to see a really well produced video from a 1989 Monster Truck and pulling show that was held in Indianapolis. Indy is a motorsports obsessed city that turns out for...

Party’s Over Video: This 1971 GM Commercial About Emissions Equipment Was Another Sign Of Impending Malaise

As the horsepower wars of the 1960s peaked in 1970 and began to somewhat dissipate in 1971, we’re still thinking that some hardcore muscle car fans figured that the rest of the 1970s...

Epic Restoration Video: Saving A Sally Saw Which Is The Most Wild Man Eater We Have Ever Seen!

Yeah, we know you didn’t know something called a Sally Saw existed, either. Invented and manufactured by a company in Boston, this is a kind of power saw that was designed to be used by loggers...

DIY MegaCab Bumpside Ford Project: The Roof Is Going On!

In Part 7 there is a lot going on as the roof goes on! Because of the way they are building this thing the cab is longer than a factory crew cab, hence the MegaCab name. Because of this, there is...

Breaking the Colorado on Ultimate Adventure: Ian’s Trip Not Going As Planned

We’ve shown you some of the work going into the Colorado that Ian Johnson was taking to Ultimate Adventure this year, and we are sad to see that the poor thing had some issues on the trail....

Wheels Up Action: BACKSIDE NO PREP AT CUSTOM TS MOTORSPORTS PARK !!

If you are a casual No Prep drag racing fan, you may not realize that there are actually two very different types that go on regularly. Front side, or from the tree, No Prep is what you find most...